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with the syrian opposition on the challenges ahead once the assad regime falls. steve, to you first. what do you understand the situation on the ground to be right now in syria? >> we have seen in the past month a significant shift in the momentum of events on the ground. we have seen the opposition increase the effectiveness of its tactics. it has acquired weapons that have permitted it to challenge the regime much more effectively across a broad range of fronts ranging from the south of syria to damascus to the north, and we're seeing this reflected in the regime's response to the opposition including some of the activities surrounding movement of chemical weapons. we don't know exactly what's at stake but part of the speculation is that they're putting themselves into a position in which they could create a defensive zone if it turns out to they're unable to defend damascus in the long run. >> woodruff: what is known about the evidence that this is a serious threat that they may turn to chemical weapons? >> the intentions of the gime re uncertain. i don't think anybody knows what bashar al as
. >> tom: steve, which brand benefits the most from odd pairing, discount target to the high-end luxury neiman marcus? >> i think it is sort of a complicated analysis. i think for target, it is all win. from target's perspective, sales will be quite good. you look at the average target customer -- neiman marcus brands are often inaccessible to these folks. the chance to go to target and get some of the higher-end products i think will be very attractive and draw a lot of excitement to the store, and draw a heck of a lot of traffic for them. i think also in terms of branding, target is going to make out very well here. neiman marcus, the association consumers have are up-scale, prestigious, and so forth. for target, one of their most important marketing objectives is to be perceived as a little above walmart and k-mart and so on. by target having this partnership, they can leverage the associations that neiman marcus has developed. >> tom: does neiman marcus then lose something here in this relationship? >> neiman marcus, i think their core goal is sales. they have 40 stores, and target
was he? >> tim cook came by for an interview last week. part of it was animated by the fact that steve jobs famously bemoan it had fact that he was never person of the year and i thout -- rose: why wn't ? >> well, i guess the timing was never right he thought he was going to be person of the year in 1984. that the computer was going to be the thing of the year and i thought about steve last year but, of course, he died during the year. we've never put a dead person as person of the year before and i didn't think that was a great -- >> rose: so you missed the opportunity so therefore -- >> so therefore i thought -- i wanted people to look at tim cook. he's had an hay maizing year, he's doubled the market cap of apple since steve died. the number ofaches over the past year has been extraordinary and i think he's an interesting fellow. >> rose: and malala yousafzai. >> yes. malala was a great crowd favorite and she's an extraordinarily brave young woman she would be both the symbol and the reality of somebody who is courageously standing up for women's rights, girls rights, the right of y
of the members here. >> alec's domination of arizona proved too much for state representative steve farley. >> i just want to emphasize it's fine for corporations to be involved in the process. corporations have the right to present their arguments, but they don't have the right to do it secretly. they don't have the right to lobby people and not register as lobbyists. they don't have the right to take people away on trips, convince them of it, send them back here, and then nobody has seen what's gone on and how that legislator had gotten that idea and where is it coming from. >> farley has introduced a bill to force legislators to disclose their alec ties, just as the law already requires them to do with any lobbyist. >> all i'm asking in the alec accountability act is to make sure that all of those expenses are reported as if they are lobbying expenses and all those gifts that legislators received are reported as if they're receiving the gifts from lobbyists so the public can find out and make up their own minds about who is influencing what. >> steve farley's bill has gone nowhere. alec, on t
we had the stuff to pull it off. >> rose: steve wynn who you admire greatly is opening up wynn resorts. at the opening about three or four weeks ago he has great chefs, probably would have loved to have had you. has one rule, though: the chef has to be there. >> uh-huh. yes. >> rose: elaine decass has a number of restaurants. he's on your list of top ten? >> without a doubt. somebody asked me on the plane yesterday "if you're such a hands-on chef, who does the cooking when you're not there?" the same people that do it when i am there. >> rose: (laughs) >> how do they get where they want to go if they're not given the reigns from time to time. so i am comfortable with what we'rdoin and ian guarantee the level of perfection. but i said to this person who asked me that question, can i ask you a very important question and he said yeah, what's that? i said you've got the most amazing suit on. >> he said it's armani. >> i said how much? he said a thousand dollars. i said when you bought it did you ask if gorgio stitched it? >> rose: (laughs) >> and that's the same level of peck answ
change dramatically. >> susie: steve, to what extent are the ups and downs impacting your business day to day. >> i think people are holding back on making captain investments. i see that particularly in the building side. from m stdpoit, i continue to invest around the world. i'll invest to make sure i'm buying the strategies we laid up for the next three years. the question is what it will do, depending on what the outcome is, how is it going to alter my strategies if the out come is different than i thought. >> susie: higher taxes is going to be a part of any deal. >> right. >> susie: are you open to higher taxes? how does it impact your business? >> i'm open to it. but i'm concerned and i don't want to be uncompetitive. i've got to make sure whater tax structu works, i'm more concerned about how it impacts my ability to do business around the world. am i disadvantaged against other nations or benefit from other nations' tax structures. >> susie: you told analysts today that johnson controls is going to post higher earnings and sales in 2013. but if for some reason these negotiation
are just really popular right now, too. >> i started off with. >> mike: steve devoe is chairman and c.e.o. of the 66-year-old company. he does not paint aretty picture of what they and every other paint manufacturer has been through over the last couple years. what he does do is point out why kelly moore fared better than most. first, history. they have it. started in 1946 by bill kelly and william e. moore, the goal was simple: make a quality paint that professionals would be proud to use. and second, understand that those professionals are not only your customers but your partners. what a concept! quality and loyalty trump chasing the market down. >> what we stay focused on was number one what we're known for, which is quality. we know who our customers are and we never took our eyes off that. we became a real strong partner with them over the couple years that the downturn hurt us all. >> reporter: kelly moore even set up classes, tutoris for small business owners, customers, to teach them how to survive tough times and it looked for bigger markets. a western regional player in the
the president is proposing or that's been discussed here. >> woodruff: but retiring ohio congressman steve la tourette predicted that in the end most could live with higer tax rate if they are part of a broader package. >> if i had to say where most of the votes are today, most will accept an increase in tax rates but they really want a way forward on how we're going to get the rest of the government under control. >> woodruff: but the only real certainty appeared to be that lawmakers will be back in washington right after christmas if there's to be any deal before the new year's deadline. and to two reporters who've been closely watching this story. todd zwilch covers congress or pubc radio international's "thtakeawayon wnyc. and carol lee of the "wall street journal" joins us from the white house. thank you both for talking to us. carol, i'm going to start with you. from the white house perspective, where do things stand? >> i think from the white house perspective, the ball is essentially in the house john boehner's court. i think the president and his team of advisors feel that they've po
in $25 million in sales. money that cofounder steve deangelo would end up on the street. >> we have taken $25 million a year of illegal drug sales off the streets of oakland and brought them in to harbor side. >> deangelo has been a marijuana activists since he was a teenager. says when he moved to california in 2001 there weren't many places for patients to buy marijuana safely. >> i started harbor side to create a model of best practices for the cannabis industry to demonstrate that it can be distributed in a way that professional and responsible and bring benefits to -- >> since it was founded, harbore world's largest marijuana dispensary. it serves more than 115,000 patients. as expanded to a second location in san jose. deangelo's business attracted media attention from across the globe. >> the harbor side medical center this is actually the largest medical can business disbones knee. >> harbor side says it has 20,000 clients. >> from the harbor side health center in oakland. >> it wasn't just media that was paying attention. someone else noticed hrbor side, too. the federa
but it was rough stuff. >> rose: what dot you like about john ford and george stevens and those-- >> george steve tens only did one western. >> rose: what "giants?" >> a more than day western purpose western-esque. it's a soap opera. "dynasty." but i can't stand john ford gli know you can't and i'm trying to find out why. >> one, i think he was a racist ( bleep ). he wor a klan uniform ride of in "birth of a nation." he's one of the klan riders. let's look at john ford and billiam wendy. ford started his career wearing a klan robe. whitney directed the dramatics singing, "what you see is what you get." i know what side i'm on. ( laughter ) >> rose: so the movie here, tell me what it's about in a sense. not what happened in the movie. but in the end it's about? >> in the end -- rose: wt it its enduring quality? >> at the end of the day, i think... it true empowerment for the black male. watching the film. and true empowerment for the black male at that period of time. i remember, it was funny. you know, there is-- there has only been one movie that kind of dealt with the subject that i'm dealing
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